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Liferay User Interface Development by Frank Yu, Xinsheng Chen, Jonas X. Yuan

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Vaadin portlets

Vaadin portlets are developed with Vaadin framework. The Vaadin framework can also be used to develop standalone web applications. Liferay portal supports the Vaadin portlets.

In this section, we will write a Vaadin portlet for Liferay portal using the Vaadin Eclipse plugin.

Required software

Install the following software for the development environment, if they are not already there:

  • Eclipse Java EE IDE
  • Liferay portal 6.x.x with Tomcat 6.0.x

Configuring Tomcat 6.0 in Eclipse

If you have not already done so, configure Tomcat 6.0 in Eclipse as follows:

  1. Start Eclipse. Click on Window | Preferences.
  2. Expand Server. Click on Runtime Environment.
  3. Click on Add ....
  4. Select Apache Tomcat v6.0. Click on Next.
  5. Click on Browse and open the tomcat-6.0.x ...

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